Your hear and see "billions" used daily to describe all kinds of things. It could be the number of people on
earth, or how much money it takes to be on Forbes' Richest list, or the cost of the last war.
There is even a TV series called Billions on Showtime!
The list goes on and on, but do you really grasp the meaning of the word billions, or is it simply a number
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How much is 3.8 billion?
The cost of the One World Trade Center.
How much is 7.4 billion?
This is the current total population in the world.
How much is 35.7 billion?
That was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's net worth last time we checked with Forbes Magazine.
How much is 108 billion?
Total property damage from Hurricane Katrina.